[Magdalen] TEC talk

Ginga Wilder gingawilder at gmail.com
Mon Oct 21 11:45:14 UTC 2019

According to TEC website, Province IX of The Episcopal Church includes:

Central Ecuador


Dominican Republic


Litoral Ecuador

Puerto Rico


On Sun, Oct 20, 2019 at 10:09 PM Ann Markle <ann.markle at aya.yale.edu> wrote:

> Tee-eee-see. They dropped ECUSA because our church encompasses more than
> just dioceses in the US, including Puerto Rico,  Cuba, and several others
> (maybe Haiti and the Dominican Republic?). So by not excluding part of the
> members of our own church, it seems we've horned in on the Scots. I haven't
> actually heard any complaints from them, and it's really nobody else's
> business, though I suppose everyone is free to have an opinion; and just
> because I haven't heard any Scottish complaints, doesn't mean they haven't
> been made. Probably further options should be considered, what the heck.
> On Sun, Oct 20, 2019, 9:41 AM Ferdinand von Prondzynski (Emeritus) <
> f.von-prondzynski at rgu.ac.uk> wrote:
> > And since I've suddenly got very active, here's another quite different
> > USA-directed question. When people use the acronym TEC in speech, do you
> > sat TEC (like 'teck' or 'tech'), or is it tee-ee-see?
> >
> > I must confess I think it is a horrible acronym (or maybe initialism). It
> > is also very questionable as a name for the US church: *the* Episcopal
> > Church is the Scottish Episcopal Church, out of which the US church was
> > born, when Bishop Seabury was consecrated right here where I am, in
> > Aberdeen. That indeed was also the birth moment of the Anglican
> Communion.
> > When Bishop Curry came to visit us and preach in St Andrew's Cathedral,
> > Aberdeen, two years ago he declared that he had 'come home to Mother'...
> >
> > Ferdinand
> >
> >
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